Lieut Fletcher Clay
Cenotaph

Photo added by Russ

Lieut Fletcher Clay

  • Birth 20 Dec 1835
  • Death 13 Dec 1862 Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Cenotaph Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section H, Lot 147
  • Memorial ID 21777

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as a 1st Lieutenant in Company A, 145th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was killed at the Battle of Fredericksburg when his regiment, part of Winfield S. Hancock's division, participated in the doomed second assault on the Confederate positions on Marye's Heights and at the stone wall.

His body was never identified on the battlefield, and likely lies today as an "Unknown" in Fredericksburg National Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Russ
  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21777
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Fletcher Clay (20 Dec 1835–13 Dec 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21777, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .